History buffs, rejoice! We know the perfect activity to enjoy during the fall. The Mountain Craft Days in Somerset, PA, are an excellent opportunity to learn more about Pennsylvania’s rich past while discovering unique craft vendors and activities! Read on to learn more about this fabulous event and start planning your visit today. Before you book your stay, be sure to download our free Vacation Guide. It has a great selection of local suggestions for restaurants, shops, museums, and more!
4 Things You Need to Know About the Mountain Craft Days in Somerset, PA
Mountain Craft Days gives you the chance to have fun with your loved ones! The event is free for children 5 and under, $5 for children ages six to 17, and general admission is $9. Free parking is also available at the event. Just follow the Mountain Craft signs! If you or someone in your group needs special assistance, contact the Somerset Historical Center at (814) 445-6077.
Travel Back in Time
The festival was founded in 1970 as a way of promoting the heritage of our region. Today, visitors can learn about our past and engage in fun, educational activities. Mountain Craft Days are your chance to travel back in time and see rural Pennsylvania at its best. With traditional crafts, country food, and historical performances, the event makes history alive again.
Discover a Myriad of Crafts Booths
Mountain Craft Days features more than 125 vendors selling goods all over the event site. Several items include woodworking, stone masonry, glass items, and ironwork, just to name a few. It’s a wonderful medley of music, food, and music! Buy unique gifts for your folks at home and taste delicious Dutch and Amish fare like pot pie, apple dumplings, and other homemade delicacies that are sure to please your palate.
Watch Unique Performances
Are you ready to witness true talent? Artisans and performers welcome you at their stations to discover unique crafts and skills. Meet coopers, blacksmiths, spinners, dyers and weavers, and even bakers who will teach your kids how to churn butter! Most performers are locals and have fascinating stories about the region.
Make Your Way Home to Oak Lodge
There’s nothing like coming back to a comfortable bedroom after a day filled with fun and laughter. At Oak Lodge, we want you to feel right at home! Our accommodations have everything you need to unwind with the family. You can reconnect with nature, relax with your significant other, and watch all your worries disappear in front of your eyes!
Why not make a family trip out of it? Our Farmhouse is perfect for groups and large families. Built in 1868, this authentic home offers easy access to the best of the Laurel Highlands without sacrificing comfort. It’s fully renovated and decorated in a modern, minimalist way. Enjoy four queen-bedrooms, three baths, a fully-equipped kitchen, and jaw-dropping views of the countryside during your stay.